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Game Over: Not!

In a tough blow for a great local business, Game Room Essentials has been forced to close by the Port Adelaide Enfield Council, effective immediately. In short, a Council inspection found fire hazards and other unnamed safety concerns; the proprietor, Danny Daly, offered to work with the Council to improve the venue but his pleas went unheard. The full story is has ...

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TDU Report: Awesome!

So lots of people are asking me how the Santos Tour Down Under went so I thought I'd just let you all know. In short, it was an amazing experience. The scale and scope of the event caused some pre-event jitters, but it all came off very smoothly with record numbers of players going through the Game Truck. The Game Truck was present at two of the key days at ...

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A month of Game Trucking in Adelaide

Captain's log, star date 10.8.14. Well, it's been about a month since I picked up the Game Truck van in all its glory, and it's been a lot of fun. After an initial in-house party with the Durwards, being able to deliver the same experience from within the van is really exciting, and I feel absolutely honoured every time I am invited to help celebrate a gaming ...

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What Grandad Taught Me About Gaming

My grandfather, Harry Crout, was the ultimate old-school gamer, although he never touched a video game in his life. When we visited our Nana and Grandad's place, our main option for social interaction with Grandad was through games: in the shed he had a small pool table and dart board. He taught me to play both games and gave me skills that have served me well in ...

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Success! Adelaide’s first video game party complete

In the best news since September, I can happily report that we recently delivered the first Game Truck Australia party last Saturday. It was the 8th birthday party of Wilby Durward, son of Corey and Katherine, and it went really well. Corey was the very first person to book a party via the Indiegogo (crowdfunding) campaign, which means they got the first Game Truck ...

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Managing bad behaviour in game culture

In recent news, two professional gamers were suspended and dumped from their teams after repeated incidents of toxic, bullying behaviour in the game League of Legends. Wait, hang on - let's unpack. Yes, 'professional gaming' is a thing. There are players who have become so good at some games that they play competitively, in large international tournaments. The ...

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